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Liriano lays it on Cubs, lose to blazing Bucs 6-2

Francisco Liriano kept the Pirates hot and in business Friday when he handed the Cubs nine complete innings of dominant baseball. The league’s best came to Chicago and surely enough Liriano picked up where he left off. It was his second career complete game in his career and second complete game in the Windy City. He finished one back in 2011 while pitching for the Twins against the White Sox at U.S. Cellul ...

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Looking Towards 2013: The Starting Rotation

For most of the 2012 season, starting pitching was one of the strengths of this White Sox team. Chris Sale emerged into an ace, Jake Peavy stayed healthy the whole season, and Jose Quintana came out of nowhere to have a stretch of two months that were as good as any rookie pitcher in the game. However, the rotation was also in a state of flux at times this season. John Danks was lost for the season in May, ...

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Six Man Rotation would benefit White Sox

Last year at this time, the White Sox were using a six man rotation with Mark Buehrle, Gavin Floyd, John Danks, Phil Humber, Edwin Jackson and Jake Peavy. It didn’t work very well, as certain guys faltered down the stretch, partly causing the Sox to fall short of the postseason and causing me to hate the idea of using six starting pitchers. However, that was 2011. This is 2012, and I believe that given the ...

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Bulls, White Sox different stories for Reinsdorf

Jerry Reinsdorf is beloved in Chicago, and for good reason. He has brought seven championships to the city (six with the Bulls and one with the White Sox) and displays loyalty when it comes to players and coaches, past or present. However, it’s obvious between the two teams he owns where is real passion lies. It’s with the Chicago White Sox. All the proof needed really lies within the last month or so. Take ...

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White Sox-Twins Game 3: Battle of the Aces

After splitting the first two games of the series, and remaining tied for first place, tonight's get away game will give either the White Sox or Twins the division lead. The two teams will send their best pitchers to the mound, with the Gavin Floyd getting the start for the white Sox, and the Twins starting Francisco Liriano. Floyd has been the best pitcher in baseball since the All-Star break, with a 1.09 ...

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